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Poem Details | by arthur vaso |
Categories: art, death, funeral, introspection, poems, remember, sad,

One Thousand Goodbyes

One Thousand Goodbyes

Years ago
a stranger became a friend
with little time left
she let me into her reflections
her child and husband dead
tragedy would strike again
her time on earth 
would expire soon
her empty heart to be filled
in the heavens
she showed and told
her last wishes to me
a thousand poems
she wanted to leave behind
I think she made it
I never found out
angels stole her

On this somber Sunday
another one left this earth
some might even say St Patrick
I can make only a simple claim
a thousand poems I have written
to honor those
with more charity than I
Hazza
who will remember us all?
when we too one day shall die


Poem Details | by Stefan Cote |
Categories: anger, angst, anxiety, confusion, crazy, creation, deep, depression, devotion, drink, emotions, fear, feelings, freedom, goodbye, grief, health, hip hop, how i feel, imagery, journey, loneliness, me, meaningful, mental illness, metaphor, poems, poetry, psychological, rap, recovery from, scary, senses, today,

Not another day


Impulsive or compulsive

Either way it's not conducive

Living with this disorder

Can't be good for my liver

Obsessions, when do they stop?

Compulsions, when do I stop?

Let me illustrate and reiterate

My demons make me infuriated

To the point, man, I really want to escape this

Live everyday like your last?

These hours go by fast

Trying to obliterate every ounce of the past

Always with the imagery and self coping insanity

That broke me and continues to break me.

Another day, no not another day

I just got out, please let me stay away.

Poem Details | by shadab shaikh |
Categories: addiction, age, anger, conflict, confusion, dark, death, depression, desire, emotions, for her, grief, heart, heartbroken, hero, hindi, how i feel, howl, jealousy, leaving, life, loneliness, lonely, longing, loss, lost, lost love, love, miss you, missing, missing you, moon, moving on, natural disasters, nostalgia, pain, poems, sad, sad love, sin, sorrow, sorry, spoken word, stress, suicide, trust, truth, words, writing,

Yeh khaalipan


Jab Meri Bechaini Mit Jayegi
Jab Mere Dilko Sukoon Mil Jayega
Yeh Khaalipan Mit Jayega

Do Pal Ki Chandni Ke Liye
Aj Bhi Zinda Hoon Main
Meri Khaamoshi Ke Ageh Aasmaan Bhi Khatam Ho Jayega

Kehne Ke Liye Toh Roz Marta Hoon Main
Thoda Aur Marne Ke Liye
Yeh Deewana Kal Phir Ayega

Poem Details | by Michelle Born |
Categories: death, deep, god, grief, heart, inspirational, poems,

Time Heals All Wounds





In time all wounds heal
It's what you make of it and how you express what is real,

Healing is a process that varies with time
Depending on the situation you may heal on a dime,

But, if you loose a loved one in a sudden death
We must have patience cause only God knows what is best,

And even then time seems to stop
We have to try to move on even through the rain drops,

Life will go on without a doubt
We will never really understand what life is all about,

Just remember time does heal all cuts
Especially the ones that hurt us deep in to our guts,

Have faith in God and you will see
That this is the world he created for you and me.


Poem Details | by Shajid Khan |
Categories: death, dedication, poems,

Tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

Tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam
Most respectfully dedicated to
Shri APJ Abdul Kalam,
Our beloved Ex-President of INDIA

You left us with a shock
You left us with a tear..
You left us with your books
You left us with your words
You left us with your missiles
You deserve not just a word
but phrases,
To properly describe you
To honour and acknowledge you
To show the respect we have for you
We say 'Kalam Tujhe Salaam"
You lived as right as a man can live,
You showed love and respect for fellow man,
You led by example to things Godly
And even in death,
You were there for the young minds
REST IN PEACE,
APJ ABDUL KALAM--

Poem Details | by Sabrina Niday Hansel |
Categories: angst, cancer, care, change, children, cry, dad, daughter, death, emotions, family, father, father daughter, fear, goodbye, grief, heartbroken, hurt, life, loss, love, parents, poems, sad, sister, song, sorrow, truth,

Forever Changed

June 18, 2013 our world was Forever Changed
We where a few minutes from home
When we got the call from our baby sister

Said we need to get back home
We need to come as fast as we can drive
Mom really needs us
Something’s wrong with Daddy
The whole way we drove 80
Hoping & Praying we’d make it back in time

Our Family & Friends were weeping 
By the time we got to his side
We knew then our Daddy had been taking
And our hearts they were breaking
We never got to say Goodbye
We each softly kissed that man
We four sisters laid down beside him
And cried just like babies
For our world was Forever Changed that day
 
 

Poem Details | by Jeinara Odonio |
Categories: absence, art, blue, dark, desire, devotion, earth, emotions, eulogy, eve, feelings, hope, how i feel, howl, i love you, image, irony, joy, loneliness, lonely, longing, memory, missing, moon, night, pain, passion, poems, relationship, romantic, stars,

Yellow Moon

She watched as the earth fell asleep

Waited for the yellow moon

soft kisses of unfaithful wind..

Images..Images on her head

Nostalgic memory of a forgotten love

Flashes of things she tried to forget..

Her eyes caught the reflection of the moon

locked inside the rain on her cheek..

She was standing alone..

Her grieving heart sought

solace from the moon

She petitioned the stars

Where is he this very night?

Cruel..oh so cruel..

Beneath the silence of the sky

she bowed her head and cried..

Poem Details | by RUDOLPH RINALDI |
Categories: bird, death, feelings, giving, poems, satire,

kill two birds with one stone

kill two birds with one stone 
why kill two birds with one stone
when one can kill them 
more efficiently with a drone
or more appropriately 
LOVE them through A poem

Poem Details | by Flora Mae Gudez |
Categories: absence, baby, best friend, boyfriend, emotions, farewell, february, feelings, first love, girlfriend, grief, heartbroken, i love you, kiss, leaving, loneliness, lost love, love, missing, missing you, moving on, poems, sad love,

First and Last Kiss

Atop the road by the sea
Thou confessed thy affection for me
By a kiss as thy language of love
Ebbed from the copious desire thou have

A kiss from thee, my first love,
Something at last I have
My first love; my first kiss
I didn’t expect I’ll miss

‘Twas a kiss of farewell
For my love will depart and travel
Didn’t know when we’ll meet again
But I’m hoping it’ll happen

Though it’s heartbreaking,
I have to accept the pain I’m feeling.
The first and last kiss we had
Is the first and last kiss we’ll have?

Poem Details | by Mary Susan Vaughn |
Categories: animal, best friend, death of a friend, dog, love, poems,

Sit By My Side

Sit by my side and lick my toes, 
Or stick your nose in my lap. 
There never could be time for woe 
Not even time to nap. 
  
Your tail wags fast and furious, 
And you hop about with joy. 
Looking up at me and smiling, 
Like a kid with a new toy. 
  
I love you like you’re family, 
and look forward to each day. 
A love so unconditional, 
There’s always time to play. 
  
Our time together may be cut short, 
For life sometimes is not fair. 
But you will always have my heart, 
Devotion, Time, and Care. 
  
-       Mary Susan Vaughn

Poem Details | by Eternal Victor |
Categories: adventure, angel, anger, bible, business, change, creation, culture, death, dedication, dream, education, fear, freedom, future, god, grave, life, magic, memorial day, miracle, mystery, nature, patriotic, peace, people, places, poems, pride, relationship, soldier, spiritual, success, suicide, symbolism, truth, war,

4 - Messenger from the Dead

Alas there is no more confusion,
finally found my last conclusion.
Expect me as if Jesus will return,
from a ghost to a realm of concern.

Your dreams are portals like doors,
welcoming spirits into hasten wars.
Leaving the thoughts without trust,
keeping your fears in much disgust.

And though you sought no consequence,
deeds that confirm a wicked malevolence.
Awaiting in your nightmare of screams,
enjoy what is left amongst your dreams.

Poem Details | by ness tillson |
Categories: bible, christian, christmas, courage, creation, death, god, metaphor, mystery, mythology, philosophy, poems, psychological, spiritual, wisdom,

The Promise

When meanings have been broken,
When your cross has been uncrossed,
When the reasons that you gave me,
In the labyrinth have been lost.
When your house has been emptied,
When your bedroom is swept clean,
I will come and wake you,
From your long and endless dream.

more at http://labyrinthoflies.com

Poem Details | by Ann Rich |
Categories: allegory, analogy, betrayal, care, dedication, emotions, faith, feelings, future, grief, growth, hope, inspiration, inspirational, introspection, journey, loneliness, missing you, moving on, nostalgia, parody, poems, poetess, poetry, poets, psychological, relationship, satire, senses, spiritual, stress, symbolism, time, trust, truth, uplifting, visionary, wisdom, world,

Still Standing

Where were you when my world fell apart?
The Sun darkened and the Moon just fled.
All had been done and all had been said.
And ripped to shreds was my beating heart.

Even the Seas began to part.
And the Mountain tops spread.
I lay there completely dead.
Even the Stars I could not chart.

If only you knew,
If only you were there,
If only you had a clue!
If only life had been fair!

I’d turn the clocks back,
Still standing dead in my track!

Poem Details | by William Johnson |
Categories: death, poems, poverty,

Concealed

Famine, death, hunger
All concealed by illusion
Of our selfishness

Poem Details | by A.O. Taner |
Categories: beach, beautiful, cheer up, confidence, courage, crush, deep, desire, dream, environment, fantasy, farewell, for her, for him, forgiveness, freedom, happiness, heaven, i love you, inspiration, inspirational, joy, kiss, longing, lost, lost love, love, miracle, missing you, mountains, nature, ocean, philosophy, poems, poetry, psychological, relationship, sea, summer, sympathy, uplifting, water, wind,

Wind

the salty wind blowing from far, far away
read me a poem today
whose lines I've heard before,
bur where and when,
I couldn't tell:

"the shortest road is the one 
that you know, 
 the longest road is the one 
that you love"

soaked in deep thoughts,
I sat there for hours and hours
my eyes shut, lips dry
waiting for further clues
until, as a sudden,
the 'longest way' part rang a bell

I got off the chair,
opened my arms wide towards the ocean
hugged and kissed the wind,
the almightiest messenger of them all,
for making me feel again 
so well. 

Poem Details | by Ana Jusino |
Categories: beautiful, beauty, change, character, depression, emotions, feelings, girl, grief, growth, poems, poetry, recovery from, sad, write, writing,

Change for the Better

I'll get better, one day.
I know I will.
I just have to keep going this way,
and try not to fall down this hill.

Sure, I'll fall out sometimes,
but if I don't, how will I learn?
These are the times-
it's strength, I'll earn.

It takes time to get better,
it takes time to be happy,
but I know if I do this with her,
I'll no longer feel crappy.

This is the time to change,
the time to smile,
time to leave this range,
and run the mile.

Poem Details | by D.A Hopkins |
Categories: abuse, betrayal, confusion, corruption, courage, cry, dark, deep, desire, destiny, devotion, dream, evil, fear, feelings, for her, forgiveness, heartbroken, horror, how i feel, i am, life, loneliness, lonely, loss, me, meaningful, missing you, mother, night, old, pain, passion, people, poems, poetry, recovery from, sorrow, sorry, strength, stress, sympathy, trust, violence, voice, writing,

PAST OF HORROR


I wake up with another tear for I have again, relived the nightmare will it ever leave me with any way to see when will I again be able to see my family the past is forgiven so why is it still living my heart was so broken but soon after it was frozen let it lie and the past die for I have a life to live with but the past is still being relived how do I stop this past of torture so I can find my new future

Poem Details | by Amy Rose |
Categories: beauty, conflict, courage, depression, education, faith, feelings, forgiveness, freedom, grief, growing up, happiness, happy, health, inspiration, inspirational, introspection, journey, joy, loneliness, lonely, longing, loss, peace, poems, power, psychological, society, strength, stress, teen, teenage, trust, uplifting, woman, women, world,

Freedom in Love

Keeping my head up, treading water
Cut throat surviving, struggling
Going under, death visits
Will to live, tested!
Selfishness Vs Selflessness
A Greater Love, encompasses me
God demonstrating mercy, for his children
Learning about forgiveness, cultivating, inner faith
Melody of Love, one can experience
In the darkest, waking hours, of everyday living
Self survival, learning how to live
Peace of Mind, Peace of Heart
Peaceful Spirit, Freedom in Love

Poem Details | by Stephanie Sinday |
Categories: death, deep, grave, heartbreak, how i feel, hurt, i love you, i miss you, loneliness, longing, loss, lost love, love, love hurts, memory, missing, missing you, poems, poetry, rain, remember, sad love, sorrow, spoken word, true love, words,

I Promise, A Boundless Love

Even the rain falls,
The world won't flood, no more.
For I am now to shed a tear
Of a wounded heart where you are here.
As long as the moon lights up the dark,
The fire of love will stay at heart.
If ever the rest might start to fade,
I promise to remain the same.
For my love for you is boundless,
Won't easily change, nor easily erase.
And I promise, not to hesitate
To visit you always at your grave. 

Poem Details | by mitchell eadie |
Categories: beautiful, language, poems, poetry, school, sympathy, teacher, teen,

Teacher

Energy and passion,
excitement breeds attraction;
a brilliant work, a masterpiece
explored in true love fashion.

Traversing plots with disregard
for clear-cut truths,
it must be hard
to take.

Our cartoon minds
can’t comprehend
the words she spins,
the twist; the end.

So calmly,
I walk out the door
and know my thoughts mean
nothing more,
than love.

Poem Details | by Alrio MIller |
Categories: bullying, care, change, courage, dark, dedication, depression, desire, discrimination, dream, environment, feelings, future, grief, growing up, inspiration, inspirational, judgement, pain, passion, poems, poetry, psychological, uplifting, visionary,

Parasitic Life Form

It‘s alive!
A life form 
Thriving on hatred
Reaped from societies
Greatest blunder 
Like lighting
Follows thunder  
We are following our ancestors 
Reproducing civilization   
Mistake 
Disregard the fact
That we are all human
our blood is red
I smirk when I’m contented 
And shed tears when I’m poignant
We are all equal
cease  this schism 
And trounce racism

Poem Details | by Ekso Ekso |
Categories: corruption, dark, death, metaphor, murder, poems, sensual,

I Am a Lullaby

I am a lullaby,
soft, silk sheets surrounding your ears,
such a lullaby
that sways the mind to halt its gears.

I am a lullaby,
the pill your heart swallows to fall asleep,
such a lullaby
that moves Death to sing when it comes to reap.

Poem Details | by M. L. Kiser |
Categories: death, poems, poetry,

A Certainty

Cut your teeth on a sure thing and they’ll all fall out, too soon. The gambler loses a lifetime, while the diligent will succeed. The only certainty; the sure thing, in this life, si death.

Poem Details | by M. L. Kiser |
Categories: death, life, poems, poetry,

Life And Death

Life erodes the body; riding its waves, leaves one drained. Spirit’s education, is wear and tear; the mortal is cut short. Beware the reaper’s scythe; the scalpel of death, cuts swift and clean.

Poem Details | by Ernest Robles |
Categories: death, pain, poems, poetry, poets,

MY LITTLE BROTHER

MY little brother said,
"You'll cry if I ever Die."
And some years later 
He died beneath an oak
with thirty-three 
stab wounds
And He was so
Goddamn right!

I not only cry
but die each night.

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